National Press Club to Host "NEWSMAKER" Media Briefing On Global Population Trends and Ending Child Marriage with UN Under-Secretary-General

Sep 14, 2012, 12:26 ET from National Press Club

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, a physician and public health expert, the Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, will speak at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 21, in the Zenger Room of the National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, DC.


UN Under-Secretary will speak on "Global Population Trends and New Initiatives on International Family Planning and Ending Child Marriage."

The subject of "the girl child" with an emphasis on ending child marriage is getting a major push in October by UNFPA/UNICEF and also US Congress has a bill (already cleared the Senate) under its consideration on the subject which has the active support of Senators Durbin and Snowe.

SOURCE National Press Club